Donna Yates, Move 2 North Independence Day Happenings in Blue Ridge Georgia - Happy July 4th 2011

Independence Day Happenings in Blue Ridge Georgia - Happy July 4th 2011

North Georgia, Blue Ridge Mountains, Blue Ridge Real Estate, July 4th Holiday Celebrations, Festivals & Events

Lots of July 4th happenings in Blue Ridge this weekend! The parade in downtown Blue Ridge was this morning and was so much fun! Small towns really know how to celebrate. Lots of great fun for family and friends and doesn't end here. See the list of events going on all weekend long and throughout July! Have a safe and happy July 4th !

Independence Day Parade, Downtown Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway - Rail excursions at 11am daily from the Depot in downtown Blue Ridge, closed on Wednesday. Early evening trains on Saturdays. Call 877-413-8724 or book online at

Mercier Orchards - U pick events in season, wagon rides and bakery classes for the kids. Fresh fruit in season and more. Open 7am to 8pm. Call 706-632-3411 or visit

The Art Center - Community Quilt Exhibit until July 9th. Located in the old historic Fannin County Courhouse, downtown blue Ridge. Open Tuesday through Saturday. Call 706-632-2144 or visit

The Swan Drive-In - 9pm featuring first run movies daily plus double features on the weekends. $6.00 adults, $3.00 children. Cash only. Visit

Thursday Evenings - Pickin' in the Park - Bluegrass jam sessions on the Toccoa River in McCaysville Horseshoe Bend Park beginning at 6pm. Bring a picnic and lawn chairs, enjoy the free music.

Blue Ridge Farmer's Market - Saturday mornings in front of the Art Center, downtown Blue Ridge.

July 2
Rated in the top 5 of the best fireworks shows in Georgia - Lake Blue Ridge Marina, BBQ, live music beginning at 4pm. Fireworks at dusk. Call 706-632-2618.

July 4
Old Fashioned Fourth of July - Epworth United Methodist Church community Park. 8am to 3pm, pancake breakfast, antique cars, bingo, hay rides, music and food. Call 706-632-3708.

Lots of other activities planned throughout July

July 8 - Movies in the Park - Downtown Blue Ridge City Park, showing Gnomeo and Juliet, rated G, movie at dusk.

July 8 - 31 - Little Shop of Horrors - Blue Ridge Community Theater, weekends only. Call 706-632-9223 or visit

July 9 - Singing in the Mountains / Gospel Concert - Fannin County Performing Arts Center, 6pm. Call 706-632-3771.

July 15 & 16 - Live Jazz and Seafood Festival - The VH/Blue Orleans Bistro, enjoy great seafood flown in fresh and listen to great jazz musci. Call 706-258-2275.

July 16 - Gallery Walk - Downtown Blue Ridge from 5pm until 8pm. Galleries include Multitudes Glass Art Gallery, Turning Leaf Wood Art Gallery, High Country Art & Antique and Abreu Fine Art Gallery.

July 20-30 - Georgia Mountain Fair - Hiawassee, Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds. Ten days of rides, exhibits and live entertainment. See schedule of events, visit or call 706-896-4191.

July 22 - Classic Cars Cruise In - Dairy Queen (by Home Depot on Hwy. 5 in Blue Ridge) 6pm to dark.

July 24 - Tri The Mountains Spring Triathlon - Begins as a swim in Lake Blue Ridge at 7am and ends as a run to the downtown Blue Ridge City Park. Visit

July 29 - 30 - Maxwell Taylor back by popular demand - The Art Center in downtown Blue Ridge. A different performance each night. 7pm to 9pm. Tickets $25.00 Call 706-632-5680, visit

 View Calendar of Events for July - Fannin County


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Comment balloon 2 commentsDonna Yates • July 02 2011 12:52PM


Donna - Great way to let people know what's going on! Happy 4th!

Posted by Carla Freund, Raleigh - Cary Triangle Real Estate 919-602-8489 (Keller Williams Preferred Realty) almost 8 years ago

Carla:  Thank you.  I hope you enjoyed a fun celebration too.

Posted by Donna Yates, Blue Ridge Mountains (BHGRE - Metro Brokers) almost 8 years ago

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